#AustinOutProud

#AustinOutProud is a community engagement series for supporters of Out Youth.  #AustinOutProud will host free, quarterly events for advocates, donors, supporters, volunteers, and their friends.

Volunteers are needed at:

  • Registration:

    • Check in attendees

    • Direct attendees to the information desk if they would like to donate to or volunteer with Out Youth

    • Inform attendees about the event

The next #AustinOutProud event will be on Monday, April 8 beginning at 5 pm. 

When: Monday, July 22
            4:30 pm - 7 pm

Contact: briona.jenkins@outyouth.org


Austin Pride Parade

Out Youth will be participating in this year’s Austin PRIDE on Saturday, August 10.

We are looking for volunteers to help with

Promote Out Youth during the Austin PRIDE Festival from 11 am - 7 pm.

Youth (under 18) that want to volunteer at the festival, please fill out this form.
Adults (18+) that want to volunteer at the festival, please fill out this form.

March with us in this year's Austin PRIDE Parade from 8 pm - 10 pm.

To register to march in the parade with us please fill out this form.

Registering with us is REQUIRED so that we can report the exact number of people we will have marching with us at the parade.

When: Saturday, August 10
            Festival 11 am - 7 pm
Parade 8 pm - 10 pm

Contact: adrian.osella@outyouth.org


Hill Country Ride for Aids (HCRA)

Twenty years ago, a group of people walked out into the road, looked up at the hills of insurmountable difficulties and said, “We can help.”

After two decades, hundreds of riders and volunteers continue to do something. Continue to help. You continue to look into the face of great difficulties, reach for the hand of a loved one, and say, “Let’s do this.”

We are looking for volunteers to:

  • Help serve us food at the lunch pit stop beginning at 10 am.

Where: Krause Springs
404 Krause Spring Road
Spicewood TX 78669

When: Saturday, April 27
Lunch : 8:30 am - TBD
Ride: TBD


Contact: briona.jenkins@outyouth.org


Second Chance Prom

Out Youth’s Second Chance Prom is a night for adults to relive or make new prom memories while supporting LGBTQ+ Youth. We are looking for committee members for the fourth annual Second Chance Prom.

Volunteers are needed to help with

  • Clean up: Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc.

  • Drag Queen Assistant: Help collect drag queen tips during their performances

  • Photo booth: Help attendees when taking photo(s)

  • Registration: Check attendees in via name or email

  • Set up: Put up decorations, tables, chairs, etc.

When: Saturday, March 30
Set up: 12 pm - 5 pm
Registration: 7 pm - 11 pm
Drag Queen Assistance: 7 pm - 11 pm
Clean up: 11 pm - 1 am

Contact: briona.jenkins@outyouth.org


Speaker Series

Our speaker series will showcase local adults who will share their stories of struggle and success. We are looking for LGBTQ+ adults to come and speak to our youth.

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Share their stories of struggle and success

When: TBD
            6 pm - 7 pm

Contact: adrian.osella@outyouth.org


Youth Prom

Out Youth’s Youth Prom is a time for youth, ages 12-18, of all sexual orientations and gender identities to experience an environment where they are loved, acknowledged, and accepted for exactly who they are – while they dance, sing, and celebrate their authenticity! 

Volunteers are needed to help with

  • Chaperoning:

  • Clean up: Take down decorations, tables, chairs, etc.

  • Pre-Prom Coordinators: Help coordinate our Pre-Prom event

  • Registration: Check youth in via name or email

  • Set up: Put up decorations, tables, chairs, etc.

When: Saturday, April 13
Set up: 1 pm - 3 pm
Pre Prom: 2:30 pm - 6 pm
Registration: 7 pm - 11 pm
Chaperoning: 5 pm - 8 pm or 8 pm - 11 pm
Clean up: 10 pm - 12 am

Contact: adrian.osella@outyouth.org


Youth Prom Pre-Prom

At Out Youth’s Youth Prom Pre-Prom stylists will provide youth with basic hair and make-up styling.  

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Style Hair : Provide hair curling, straightening, up-doos, etc.

  • Make Up: Provide make up styling

When: Saturday, April 13
3 pm - 6 pm

Contact: adrian.osella@outyouth.org